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Britney Spears To Kick Off Las Vegas Residency With New Year’s Run

Published June 29, 2014 by gossipzoo

Britney Spears

Britney Spears is set to perform on New Year’s Eve and on Valentine’s Day during her Las Vegas residency.

The star’s “Britney: Piece Of Me” shows will kick off on December 27 and continue for two years at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, and she’s set to perform four of those shows before the end of 2013.

16 dates have been announced so far, beginning on January 29, following a brief hiatus after her New Year’s run of shows. So far she’s set to perform on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and also on Fridays and Saturdays.

Britney’s new as-yet-untitled album, her eighth studio recording, will be released on December 3.

Britney Spears

Roger Waters: ‘I was wrong to sue bandmates’

Published June 29, 2014 by gossipzoo

Roger Waters

Rocker Roger Waters regrets taking legal action against his former Pink Floyd bandmates, insisting he was wrong to fight Nick Mason and David Gilmore over the rights to band’s name in the mid-1980s.

Waters quit the band in 1985 and subsequently pursued Mason and Gilmour for their continued use of the Pink Floyd name and material.

In a new BBC interview, Waters says, “I did think that was wrong, and I was wrong!

“It was a commercial decision and in fact it’s one of the few times that the legal profession has taught me something. Because when I went to these chaps and said, ‘Listen, we’re broke, this isn’t Pink Floyd anymore’, they went, ‘What do you mean? That’s irrelevant, it is a label and it has commercial value… It’s not about what you think, it’s about… it’s what it is’.

“The law is everything what we have, that’s what (Pink Floyd album) The Wall is about.”

Lamar Odom Left Rehab After One Day, Developed $800-A-Day Drug Habit

Published June 14, 2014 by gossipzoo

Lamar Odom

Earlier this week, Lamar Odom checked into a drug rehab facility and then checked out the next day, according to People.com.

In an attempt to get clean, the NBA star entered a drug and alcohol treatment center on Wednesday morning, but sources say Odom, 32, left the medical facility on Thursday afternoon. He was later spotted out and about in Los Angeles.

The athlete went to rehab just five days after he was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).

Odom has been making headlines for his alleged addiction to crack and crumbling marriage to Khloe Kardashian. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star reportedly staged an intervention for her husband to seek help, but he purportedly moved out of their home and into a hotel.

TMZ.com reports that over the summer Odom was spending an average of $800 per day on several drugs, including crack. Insiders say he spent so much money because he shared his stash, and dealers often charge wealthy users higher prices.

Kardashian hasn’t commented on her husband’s problems but posted last weekend: “As much as I wish I were made of steel… I’m not. I’m pretty damn close to it though hehe.”

Photo Credits: PacificCoastNews.com

Alec Baldwin To Host New Current Events Talk Show

Published June 14, 2014 by gossipzoo

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin has landed his own talk show.

The former 30 Rock star will host “Up Late with Alec Baldwin” at 10pm on Friday nights on MSNBC beginning next month, where he’ll discuss current affairs with celebrity guests.

“I’ve developed a fondness for hosting a show that involved talking with smart, talented and engaging people in every imaginable field,” the actor said. “I’m grateful to MSNBC for helping me bring a similar show to television.”

Baldwin, a Hollywood liberal, will find his show up against fellow left-wing celebrity talk show host Bill Maher, whose HBO show “Real Time With Bill Maher” airs its new episodes in the same Friday night time slot.

Baldwin recently reactivated his Twitter page after quitting the social media site following an altercation with a reporter from London’s Daily Mail who claimed his wife was tweeting during actor James Gandolfini’s funeral.

Baldwin said he’d “never” rejoin the site during an interview with Vanity Fair magazine in July.

“Never,” he said when asked about opening his account again. “No. I went to Jimmy Gandolfini’s funeral, and when I was there I realized Jimmy Gandolfini didn’t have Twitter. Jimmy Gandolfini was so beloved as a person, and he was so admired as an actor, and he didn’t give a f*** about social media.

I really learned a lesson at the funeral, he adds. “I said to myself, This is all a waste of time. Meaning it’s fun sometimes, but less and less, and less. It’s just another chink in your armor for people to come and kill you. I stopped and said to myself, I’m going to try where I just don’t do this anymore.”

The actor had a change of heart earlier this week, and used the death of comic Sarah Silverman’s dog as his opportunity to get back online, perhaps with the bigger intentions of using it to promote his new show once it begins.

After all, it will need some help — MSNBC currently ranks third among the U.S. news networks, trailing closely behind CNN and pulling in roughly a third of the viewers as rival Fox News.

Perhaps Baldwin can help give the network a bump in the ratings.

Alec Baldwin

‘Real Housewives Of Miami’ Star Adriana De Moura Goes Nude For PETA

Published June 1, 2014 by gossipzoo

Adriana De Moura

Real Housewives of Miami star Adriana De Moura has taken it all off for a new PETA ad campaign to bring attention to marine animal captivity.

The new ad focuses on Lolita, a killer whale that has been living in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium since 1970.

De Moura and PETA are hoping to get the animal freed and returned to her native Puget Sound, Washington area wiht the campaign.

The new ad features Adriana naked and in a bathtub with the question, “Could you live in a bathtub for 40 years?” — likening the experience to what Lolita is going through.

“Lolita has been stuck in a tiny tank at the Miami Sequarium since 1970, when she was torn away from her ocean family,” the ad reads. “She is a lone orca surrounded by concrete and chemically treated water, and the Sequarium refuses to release her to a coastal sanctuary. Help free her by taking action at PETA.org.”

Adriana De Moura

De Moura is the first ever Brazilian to posed nude for one of PETA’s animal rights campaigns, and she says that in her native country marine animal captivity for entertainment is banned.

She also explained that taking it all off (except for some strategically placed tape) was difficult.

“Getting naked is not as easy as it sounds in front of everybody,” she told NBC Miami’s Latin Beat blog, “but again I believe its for a good cause so if my nakedness can bring awareness to this appalling situation then I’m still in it literally in hot water.”

The Seaquarium also responded with a statement, saying, “Moving Lolita in any way, whether to a new pool, a sea pen or to the open waters of the Pacific Northwest, would be an experiment. And it is a risk with her life that we are not willing to take. There is no scientific evidence that the 48 year-old post-reproductive Lolita could survive if she was returned to the ocean.

“It would be irresponsible, reckless, and cruel to treat her life as an experiment and jeopardize her health and safety in order to appease a group of activists. These individuals will never be satisfied with the care she receives.”

Adriana isn’t the only Real Housewives star to shed it all for PETA, fellow RHOM star Joanna Krupa has gone nude for the organization several times, and The Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel also posed naked.

Adriana De Moura

Courtney Stodden and Dustin Diamond enter Celebrity Big Brother house

Published May 31, 2014 by gossipzoo

Dustin Diamond

Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond and actor Doug Hutchison’s teenage wife Courtney Stodden are among the famous faces giving up their privacy for British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother.

Abz Love, of boy band 5ive, and British model/TV personality Sophie Anderton also entered the camera-filled house during the programme’s launch on Thursday (22Aug13).

They were joined by British TV stars Mario Falcone, Carol McGiffin, Charlotte Crosby, Danielle Marr, Lauren Harries and Louie Spence, former TV soap couple Bruce Jones and Vicky Entwistle and one-time Manchester United manager Ron Atkinson.

The stars will battle it out in a series of challenges and evictions to be crowned the winner when the show wraps next month (Sep13).

Hollywood’s Chinese Theatre to become world’s largest IMAX cinema

Published May 31, 2014 by gossipzoo

Hollywood landmark the Chinese Theatre is to reopen to the public next month (Sep13) as the world’s largest IMAX theatre.

The Hollywood Boulevard tourist attraction, which once hosted the world’s biggest film premieres, is set to make history on 20 September (13) when it launches a run of movie classic Wizard of Oz in IMAX 3D.

The event will be held to mark the 75th anniversary of the beloved film’s release.

The new TCL Chinese Theatre will not only be the world’s biggest IMAX theatre, it will also be the first IMAX theatre in Hollywood.

Excited IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond tells WENN, “Steeped in Hollywood tradition and history, the TCL Chinese Theatre is arguably one of the most famous movie theatres in the world and we are honoured to bring The IMAX Experience to this iconic location.”

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